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Dec 9, 2012 2:05am EST
series of patents associated with legal abolition that occur outside the americas. when we limit our historical horizons to transatlantic slavery, we have a narrative that finishes in 1888 in brazil and then picks up with globalization and -- in the early 1990's. i would instead suggest that you understand little abolition as a broader global process, you are instead in countering a number of publications. the little abolition of slavery in most parts of the world are bound up and deeply implicated in processes of colonization and imperialism that we have a hard time connecting and associating with an abolition of something that is universally regarded as one of humanity's great accomplishments. we have a complicated story once we start talking about the abolition in other parts of the world. more important for my purposes today, we also have a story that is bound up in complicated forms of transformation and reconfiguration whereby legal abolition rarely marks the definitive end to the story. i cannot do this argument justice, but -- but what i would say is that wherever slavery was
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